The issue of traceability has been a flashpoint between the government and messaging giant, WhatsApp, for quite some time
In India, the most common issue revolves around the traceability of the WhatsApp messages for checking the spreading of fake news, According to Nick Clegg. By the looks of it, Nick Clegg is the VP of Communications and Global Affairs on Facebook. On the other hand, there are several alternative ways by which India end the issues. Currently, there is no reference regarding the traceability origin of the messages of WhatsApp.WhatsApp categorically told in the past that the demand of the Indian government for tracing the origin of the messages on the platform. By the looks of it, if WhatsApp messages become traceable, then it would undermine the privacy of the people. It is important to note that Clegg is the former UK s Deputy PM before he came over to work with Facebook.
WhatsApp had categorically said in the past that the government;s demand to trace the origin of messages on its platform is not possible as it ;undermines the privacy of the people;.Clegg who was the UK 's former Deputy Prime Minister before joining Facebook, visited India last week and met several senior government officials, including IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, and offered to assist law enforcement agencies in all possible ways like Artificial Intelligence driven data analytics and access to "meta data ".
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However, the government has refused to budge on its demand for traceability of messagesFacebook global executive Nick Clegg has proposed a "prospective" mechanism for messaging platform WhatsApp to act on cases flagged by law enforcement agencies, but the government has refused to budge on its demand for traceability of messages.
You are reading it here first: Seeking to get the Facebook transfer petition dismissed, Vijay Narayan, the Advocate General of the State of Tamil Nadu which is listed as respondents 6 7 in the Facebook transfer petition, filed the State s response with the Supreme Court today. He also filed an application with the Supreme Court asking it to let the Madras High Court hear the WhatsApp traceability case, and pass any required order.MediaNama readers might recall that at the last Supreme Court hearing on the transfer petition, the Court had said that the Madras HC could not pass as effective order because of which, in the subsequent hearing at the Madras HC, the matter was adjourned.
Law amp; Justice, Communications, Electronics amp; Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, who met with Will Cathcart, WhatsApp's new Global Head on Friday, firstly flagged concern regarding traceability of messages and urged on developing a mechanism to trace the origin of messages when the app is found to be abused by terrorists and extremists.Ravi Shankar Prasad quoted, "On the issue of traceability, I have conveyed to them traceability shall be their job. A mechanism should be developed by them where any terrorists and extremist elements could be traced to enforce law and order, safety and security of the country," and added that the request for that will also come from appropriately high level so that there is no tinkering in between.
Your browser does not support the audio element.WhatsApp on Wednesday said it has partnered with Indian School of Public Policy to help future policy makers understand the importance of privacy centric design in product development, even as the app faces pressure from India to bring in traceability of fake message originators.
As a technology with a vast spectrum of applications, IBM;s blockchain technology has been employed once more to increase the sustainability, transparency, and efficiency of the global mineral supply chain. This time, IBM;s blockchain platform is being utilized in the automobile space by the automaker giant Volkswagen. Previously, IBM;s platform has already been used to promote and add more transparency to the global mineral mining industry.The current project, which boasts tons of big industry players, is designed to give automobile giants like Volkswagen a greater insight into the provenance of minerals used in lithium ion batteries for vehicles. If everything goes as planned, the project will provide each participant with uninterrupted access to the traceability and provenance of cobalt and other minerals used in producing batteries for electrical cars. The blockchain based platform is built on an IBM blockchain sponsored platform and powered by the Linux Foundation s Hyperledger Fabric. Each participant is allowed to contribute as well as access immutable data in a very secured and permissioned manner.
"It is not an effort to curb freedom of speech or get into censorship. If you want to have a society where social media can be misused by terrorists, bad elements...some kind of compromise like tracing of messages...the effort is to just trace the source of such messages but definitely not any curb on freedom, " K Gopalakrishnan, joint secretary, ministry of electronics and IT said while responding to a question in a live session on Twitter.We are not demanding any compromise on encryption, the traceability request is being mixed up with encryption, but that is not the case, he said.
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Google;s Year in Search 2018 report: How to send WhatsApp stickers were top searched IT Ministry discusses message traceability issue with WhatsApp Child pornography vile, has no place on our messaging platform: WhatsApp The PiP mode eliminates the need for multiple apps to be open for viewing content shared through WhatsApp. WhatsApp has introduced the picture in picture mode with the latest version of its Android app. This feature will allow users to watch video content from third party apps within WhatsApp, without the need to move outside a chat window. While this update has been available on iOS since early in the year, PiP mode was initially introduced in the platform;s Android beta in October.Through the latest Android version of WhatsApp, users will not be redirected to external pages, if they click on video links sent from YouTube, Facebook, Tumblr, and Instagram, among others. When a link from a third party video link appears on WhatsApp, one can find the video card with a blurred version of the thumbnail image, as well as the platform logo.
Continuing with its firm stance on traceability, the government Wednesday stated that it has not sought decryption of WhatsApp messages but instead wants the location and identity of those misusing the platform to spread fake news that provokes violence.
Walmart is working with IBM to implement blockchain as part of new food safety requirements for its suppliers. By this time next year, Walmart and Sam's Club will ask suppliers of leafy greens like romaine lettuce and spinach to implement food traceability via IBM's blockchain technology focused on the global food supply chain.
Along with Dole, Driscoll s, Golden State Foods, McCormick and Co., McLane Co., Nestl , Tyson Foods, and Unilever, the two retailers will work with the Armonk, N.Y. based technology company to identify new areas where the global supply chain can benefit from blockchain technology, which can be used to improve traceability by providing trusted information on the origin and state of food.Annually, one in 10 people fall ill and 400,000 die due to contaminated food. Many of the critical issues impacting food safety such as cross contamination, the spread of foodborne illness, unnecessary waste and the economic burden of recalls are magnified by lack of access to information and traceability. It can take weeks to identify the precise point of contamination, causing further illness, lost revenue and wasted product.
Blockchain is suited to help address food safety challenges, the group contends, because it establishes a trusted environment for all transactions. In the case of the global food supply chain, all participants growers, suppliers, processors, distributors, retailers, regulators and consumers can gain access to known and trusted information regarding the origin and state of food for their transactions. This can enable food providers and other members of the ecosystem to use a blockchain network to trace contaminated product to its source in a short amount of time to ensure safe removal from store shelves and stem the spread of illnesses.Dole, Driscoll 's, Golden State Foods, Kroger, McCormick and Company, McLane Company, Nestl eacute;, Tyson Foods, Unilever, Walmart and others are now coming together with IBM to further champion blockchain as an enabling technology for the food sector. Together they will help identify and prioritize new areas where blockchain can benefit food ecosystems and inform new IBM solutions. This work will draw on multiple IBM pilots and production networks in related areas that successfully demonstrate ways in which blockchain can positively impact global food traceability.
New Delhi: An indigenousNow 'desi' GPS may soon become reality as ISRO, CSIR NPL join hands for services GPS system may soon become a reality as India's premiere space research organisation ISRO and the CSIR NPL plan to launch a time and frequency traceability service, a media report said on Thursday.The Indian Space Research Organisation and the CSIR National Physical Laboratory were expected to sign an MoU on Friday for this indegenous system named as Navigation with Indian Constellation (NavIC), the TOI reported.
News notification hi, my dashboard profile setting logout sign in sign up Home india world sports weird FOR YOU Trending Desi GPS One Step Closer To Reality, Sardar Sarovar Dam Protest And Other Top Stories 180 SHARES Home News india world sports weird Technology News Apps Science And Future Lifestyle self style who we are travel food Entertainment bollywood celebscoop hollywood Health Healthy Living Recipes Inspire Tips amp; Tricks Buzz Sports Videos Trending Home News india Desi GPS One Step Closer To Reality, Sardar Sarovar Dam Protest And Other Top Stories Indiatimes August 04, 2017 180 SHARES Seeking to make desi GPS indigenous regional positioning system named as Navigation with Indian Constellation (NavIC) independent from the US clock system, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will on Friday sign an MoU with CSIR National Physical Laboratory (NPL) for time and frequency traceability services.